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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 55' South, Longitude: 145° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.27 meters/second, 1538.2 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.4"955.44 miwest0° 00' 13.4"0.26 minorth955.45 mi
24 hours0° 06' 57.0"7.38 mieast0° 05' 33.7"6.38 minorth9.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' North, Longitude: 83° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"1000.63 miwest0° 10' 52.8"12.46 misouth1000.87 mi
24 hours11° 00' 53.4"757.90 mieast4° 28' 54.5"307.97 misouth820.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 11:46 AM714 km444 miles386 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 11:46 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 1:46 PM1615 km1003 miles872 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiTue 10:46 AM2540 km1578 miles1371 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 11:46 AM2916 km1812 miles1575 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 11:46 AM3014 km1873 miles1628 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaWed 10:46 AM3036 km1886 miles1639 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:46 AM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmWest-northwest WNW
Chatham Islands *Wed 11:31 AM3657 km2272 miles1974 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 4:46 PM3698 km2298 miles1997 nmEast-southeast ESE
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